Crown Holdings, Inc. [NYSE: CCK] opened at $59.77 and closed at $59.58 a share within trading session on 19/07/2019. That means that the stock dropped by -0.87% compared to the closing price from a day before, when the stock touched $59.06.

Between the start and the closing of the latest trading session, Crown Holdings, Inc. [NYSE: CCK] had 623471 shares being bought and sold. In the last three months, average trading volumes hovered around 1.26M shares. During the last week, volatility in the share price was set at N/A, which placed the metric for the last 30 days at N/A. The price of the stock additionally went down to $39.05 during that period and CCK managed to take a rebound to $63.39 in the last 52 weeks.

Crown Holdings, Inc. [NYSE:CCK]: Analyst Rating and Earnings

Stock traders often pay close attention what Wall Street analysts have to say about a potential investment. For Crown Holdings, Inc. [CCK], the latest consensus recommendation available followed its financial results for the fiscal quarter ending in December. On average, stock market experts give CCK an Outperform rating. Its stock price has been found in the range of 39.05 to 63.39. This is compared to its latest closing price of $59.58.

Wall Street analysts provide their ratings on a scale of 1 to 5, and the current average score for Crown Holdings, Inc. [CCK] is sitting at 1.93. This is compared to 1 month ago, when its average rating was 1.93.

For the quarter ending in Jun-19 Crown Holdings, Inc. [CCK] generated $3.04 billion in sales. That’s 0.09% higher than the average estimate of $3.03 billion as provided by Wall Street analysts. The three indicators above suggest that overall, this stock is demonstrating a mixed bag of positive appeal and some drawbacks, making it a somewhat risky investment that also has the potential to generate high ROI in the long run.

Keep an eye out for the next scheduled publication date for this company’s financial results, which are expected to be released on Wed 16 Oct (In 89 Days).

Fundamental Analysis of Crown Holdings, Inc. [CCK]

Now let’s turn to look at profitability: with a current Operating Margin for Crown Holdings, Inc. [CCK] sitting at +10.04 and its Gross Margin at +15.04, this company’s Net Margin is now 3.90%. These metrics indicate that this company is not generating as much profit, after accounting for expenses, compared to its market peers.

This company’s Return on Total Capital is 13.80, and its Return on Invested Capital has reached 9.00%. Its Return on Equity is 57.09, and its Return on Assets is 3.39. These metrics show a mixed bag, which means that this investment’s attractiveness can be quickly increased or decreased in the short term, depending on future updates CCK financial performance.

Turning to investigate this organization’s capital structure, Crown Holdings, Inc. [CCK] has generated a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio of 927.64. Similarly, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 90.27, while its Total Debt to Total Assets stands at 56.95. Looking toward the future, this publicly-traded company’s Long-Term Debt to Equity is 908.96, and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 88.45. This company is not leveraging its assets to take on debt, which stunts its growth and limits the ROI for investors.

What about valuation? This company’s Enterprise Value to EBITDA is 10.52 and its Total Debt to EBITDA Value is 5.62. The Enterprise Value to Sales for this firm is now 1.39, and its Total Debt to Enterprise Value stands at 0.62. Crown Holdings, Inc. [CCK] has a Price to Book Ratio of 6.00, a Price to Cash Flow Ratio of 9.75 and P/E Ratio of 17.31. These metrics all suggest that Crown Holdings, Inc. is more likely to generate a positive ROI.

Shifting the focus to workforce efficiency, Crown Holdings, Inc. [CCK] earns $338,273 for each employee under its payroll. Similarly, this company’s Receivables Turnover is 8.40 and its Total Asset Turnover is 0.86. This publicly-traded organization’s liquidity data is also interesting: its Quick Ratio is 0.61 and its Current Ratio is 1.04. This company is not investing its short-term assets in an optimally efficient way, making it a riskier investment.

Crown Holdings, Inc. [CCK] has 134.04M shares outstanding, amounting to a total market cap of $7.99B. Its stock price has been found in the range of 39.05 to 63.39. At its current price, it has moved down by -6.83% from its 52-week high, and it has moved up 51.24% from its 52-week low.

This stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is at 42.09. This RSI score is good, suggesting this stock is neither overbought or oversold.

Conclusion: Is Crown Holdings, Inc. [CCK] a Reliable Buy?

Shares of Crown Holdings, Inc. [CCK], on the whole, present investors with both positive and negative signals. Wall Street analysts have mixed reviews when it comes to the 12-month price outlook, and this company’s financials show a combination of strengths and weaknesses. Based on the price performance, this investment is somewhat risky while presenting reasonable potential for ROI.